A 57-year-old man was killed in an armed robbery Wednesday night in the Gage Park neighboorhood.
He was shot in the back as he tried to run from his attackers.
Michael Kozel, of the 2700 block of West Siepp Street in the Wrightwood neighborhood, was pronounced dead at John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County at 9:09 p.m.
Two men entered Independent Mufflers Inc. about 5:20 p.m., in the 5600 block of South Western Avenue, and demanded money. Kozel tried to flee but was shot in the back once.
He was pronounced dead at John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County about 9:10 p.m